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  • Boeing-Lockheed venture said teaming with Bezos on rocket engine

    Boeing-Lockheed venture said teaming with Bezos on rocket engine
    A joint venture of Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp plans to announce on Wednesday that it will team up with Blue Origin, a company run by Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, to develop a new rocket engine, a source familiar with the plans said....
  • Amazon Chops Price of Fire Phone to 99 Cents Ahead of iPhone Launch

    After poor reviews and lackluster sales, Amazon is essentially giving away its recently launched Fire Phone for free to customers who commit to a two-year service contract -- a move coming 24 hours before Apple is expected to bow next-generation iPhone...
  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press
    Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. , which owns the Daily Press, on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate...
  • Washington Post's former TV arm changes name to Graham Media Group

    Washington Post's former TV arm changes name to Graham Media Group
    Post-Newsweek Stations, the Chicago-based television station group owned by the former parent company of the Washington Post newspaper, has changed its name to Graham Media Group.  The five TV stations, run by former WLS-Ch. 7 General Manager Emily...
  • Amazon's drones: What happens if my cat catches one?

    Amazon's drones: What happens if my cat catches one?
    There’s a lot of buzz Monday about Amazon.com — specifically, its plan to deliver packages by drone. Amazon already has a name for the service: Prime Air. It also has a video showing how it works. Which is pretty good, considering what it...
  • Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami

    Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami
    Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...
  • Mary Riedel, president, Women in Distress of Broward County

    Mary Riedel, president, Women in Distress of Broward County
    Last week: The 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on our country was a day of somber remembrance, yet hopeful. It's estimated that some 35 million Americans participated in some type of service project on Sept. 11, which speaks to the spirit of our...
  • Keith Koenig, president, City Furniture

    Keith Koenig, president, City Furniture
    Last week: South Florida home sales rose in July to near peak levels and home values increased 28 percent in Broward County and 15 percent in Palm Beach County. We are now well into the next housing "bull market" and the implications for our economy are...
  • Richard W. Barkett, CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale REALTORS

    Richard W. Barkett, CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale REALTORS
    Last week: I was reading an article in USA Today, “Retirement Living,” (Don’t ask me why as I am not there yet) and thought about Downtown Fort Lauderdale. The jest of the story was more baby boomers are being lured to the city for...
  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post in $250-million deal

    In a surprise move, Amazon founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has agreed to buy the Washington Post and other properties for $250 million. The deal is being made by Bezos alone, without involvement from Seattle-based Amazon. Donald Graham,...
  • Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post

     Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post
    Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos will buy The Washington Post for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80-year ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the tech entrepreneur. Bezos, hailed by...